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Books That Influence Us: E M Forster

I suggest that the only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little further down our particular path than we have yet got ourselves. E M Forster (1879-1970) Two Cheers for … Continue reading

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The Happy Bibliophile

A taste for books is the pleasure and glory of my life. I would not exchange it for the riches of the Indies.  Edward Gibbon (1737-1794) The illustration is ‘Bookshelves’ circa 1725,  oil on canvas in the Civico Museo Bibliografico Musicale, Bologna. Painted … Continue reading

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